Poetry – For – An Emojiku Poem by Anita Bacha and Goff James

The image depicts a painting titled Moonstruck by the artist Maria Brookes. The work is a vibrant abstract surreal landscape painting. The image supports the poem For written by the poets Anita Bucha and Goff James.
© Maria Brookes, Moonstruck, 2018

For 😊
Moonstruck the 🌹
Swoons under love’s magic spell
Night 🦋 cheers
Starlight 😊
Darkness 🌹 blessed
Silence silver dusted seeps
A 🦋 breeze

What is emojiku?

The emojiku came about by Cindy Georgakas and Goff playing emoji tennis in the WP comments box. It was a natural step to take it one stage further and develop from being just a fleeting form of discourse into something more poetically constructive.

An emojiku is a hybrid poetic form, and is similar in format to a haiku / senryū or haiga.

In the case of an emojiku the source image is an emoji. The emojiku is made up of three different emoji. Each emoji being the inspiration for one line of the short poem.

The process of creating an emojiku begins by a blogger sending three different emoji to a fellow blogger.

The second blogger responds by writing their emojiku and forwarding it back to the original blogger; who, in turn responds by writing a counterpoint emojiku using the same emoji images.

Emojiku Attribution – Cindy Georgakas – Goff James – Hearts Floating at Sea

Copyright (c) 2022 Cindy Georgakas & Goff James – All Rights Reserved

Join in the emojiku fun and share 

To participate use the three emoji prompts  😊  🌹  🦋  and place your response in My Comments Box

Please keep your prompt responses family-friendly. Disrespectful and inappropriate comments will not be responded to and removed immediately.

Poem Attribution – Anita Bacha – Goff James – For

Copyright (c) 2022 – Anita Bacha – Goff James – All Rights Reserved 

Painting Attribution © Maria Brookes, Moonstruck, 2018

Source Attribution https://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Moonstruck/914713/4844535/view

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